Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

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Now Accepting Applications for 2016

2015 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 17 96
Feb 16 90
Mar 25 87
Apr 25 97
May 33 111
Jun 26 132
Jul 59 126
Aug 46 119
Sep 38 104
Oct 36 98
Total 321 1060

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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January 1, 2011
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Nov 30, 2015

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Welcome to the Official Website for Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

Thanks for visiting!   I hope you find plenty of useful information about Vashon Island Fire & Rescue and your public safety needs  - Chief Hank Lipe

Public information session for prospective volunteers. December 5th

FF/EMT Ross Copland, December 05

VIFR invites any members of the public who are interested in volunteering to come and learn about the different positions available in 2016. We will be going over the various steps in the application process, requirements and intake timeline for the New Year. The event will be held in the VIFR Training center, across the street from the main station at 09:30 - 11:00. Please contact Recruit and Retention ... (Full Story & Photos)

2016 Tentative Application & Intake Timeline

FF/EMT Ross Copland, November 06

VIFR is currently accepting applications for 2016. Positions available: EMT, Firefighter/EMT, Fire Support, Administrative Support and King County EMT Certification course. Click on the recruitment tab for details.

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In Spite of Rain, VIFR Open House a Success!

Administration Susan Wolf, October 12

Over 300 Vashon folks braved the rain on Saturday, October 10, to participate in the Annual Open House at the Fire Station. Under the dry roof, children enjoyed face painting and a bouncy house while Sparky the Fire Dog posed for pictures. Parents took pictures of their children seated in fire engines and aid cars wearing their complimentary fire hat. Many people viewed the displays by VashonBePrepared ... (Full Story & Photos)

Come join us!
Come join us!

Burn Ban Lifted

Administration Susan Wolf, September 21

The King County Fire Marshal has lifted the burn ban, but permits are still required. It is not necessary to come into the station to get burn permit, you can print one off yourself from this website. Select "Public Information" on the menu to the left, then click on the Burn Permit tab. There is a link in the first paragraph.

Citizen are required to follow the rules posted on the permit, keep ... (Full Story)

Vashon firefighters join the effort in Eastern and Central Washington

September 02 (Full Story & Photos)


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Vashon Island Fire & Rescue
10020 SW Bank Road
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Vashon, WA 98070

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